Definition of baconer in English:

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A pig fit for being made into bacon and ham, typically heavier than both a porker and a cutter.
Example sentences
  • Pigs are moving along very nicely and baconers are priced from 103-108p/kilo with lighter weight porkers getting up to 112p/kilo.
  • The pig market has been surprisingly buoyant after Christmas and baconers have been making from around 105p/kilo up to 114p for lighter weights.
  • Pigs are just holding on, with baconers running from 88-95p/kilo and the best porkers up to 102p/kilo.

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